Spencer played both of her best SEC games to date back-to-back this week, helping Arkansas pick up wins against Alabama and Mississippi State. With the wins, Arkansas has won three of four, and is back up to .500 in league play.
He becomes the second player in league history to earn the weekly honor four times in one season, joining Yemi Nicholson of Denver who did so during the 2005-06 season. This is the fourth career honor for Omier, all coming in the last six weeks.
Smith and Walsh become the 15th and 16th Razorback men’s basketball signees to make the prestigious squad and the first since Bobby Portis in 2013. Also, it marks just the second time two Razorback recruits from the same signing class have made the team, joining Lee Mayberry and Todd Day in 1988.
He spent the past six seasons at Syracuse. The 2021 Orange D-line were top 20 nationally, averaging 6 sacks per game. Reynolds coached several All-ACC standouts and future NFL players. He’s had stops at Oklahoma State, Central Michigan, and Western Michigan to name a few.
Norchad Omier collected his seventh consecutive double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds, both game highs, to lead the Arkansas State men’s basketball team to a 67-60 Sun Belt Conference victory over Texas State Saturday afternoon at First National Bank Arena.
Multiple Red Wolves enjoyed solid performances on the straightaway, as Jonae Cook continued her climb up the charts with a time of 7.53 in the women’s 60m final, moving to fifth in school history. Cook reached the final by winning her heat in a then-personal-best 7.57.
Marquis Eaton and Desi Sills scored 28 of their combined 30 points in the second half in a 75-70 victory. A-State collected its seventh victory over its last nine games, improving its overall record to 12-4.
Wallace scored 11 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, becoming the 25th player in program history to join the illustrious 1,000-Point Club. A-State (10-8, 3-2 SBC) had a tough night offensively, shooting just 30.3 percent (20-66), including just 1-of-16 from 3-point range (6.3 percent).
Restrepo completed his third season in 2021 as the head coach of the volleyball program, completing his time with the Red Wolves with a 40-37 overall record. Most recently, A-State posted a 15-14 overall record and 6-10 Sun Belt Conference mark last season.
Last season, head coach Courtney Deifel guided the Hogs to their most successful season in school history, winning 43 games and capturing the program’s first SEC title and hosting NCAA Super Regionals for the first time.
It was the third consecutive win for Arkansas (13-5, 3-3 Southeastern Conference), yet it ended a string of 1,092 games with at least one made 3-pointer. The last time the Razorbacks didn’t hit a 3 was when they went 0 of 2 at Texas on Jan. 7, 1989.
The Moore, Okla. native connected on 20 of his 24 field goal attempts and was a perfect 46-for-46 on extra points to lead the Hogs with 106 points and help push the Arkansas offense to its most points scored (402) since 2015.
Lexington Hilton smashed the men’s 3000m school record with a meet-record time of 8:07.24, besting the program-best mark of 8:15.34 set by Bob Gray in 1970. Earlier in the day, freshman Cheyenne Melvin knocked down the women’s 600m record that stood since 1992, finishing in 1:33.24.